Visual field defects and the risk of motor vehicle collisions among patients with glaucoma.

@article{McGwin2005VisualFD,
  title={Visual field defects and the risk of motor vehicle collisions among patients with glaucoma.},
  author={Gerald McGwin and Aiyuan Xie and Andrew Mays and W. C. H. Joiner and Dawn K Decarlo and Tyler Andrew Hall and Cynthia Owsley},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 12},
  pages={4437-41}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the association between visual field defects in the central 24 degrees field and the risk of motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) among patients with glaucoma. METHODS A nested case-control study was conducted in patients with glaucoma aged 55 or more. Cases were patients who were involved in a police-reported motor vehicle collision (MVC) between January 1994 and June 2000; controls were those who had not experienced an MVC at the time of their selection. For each patient, an… CONTINUE READING

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